We're The Saints.

Inspiring excellence through teamwork, discipline, and creativity in central Ohio, through the performing arts.
Mission Statement
2014 Drum Corps International World Championship Sound Sport Indy Bronze Medalist Now Recruiting for 2015!


Reaching our community

Being a member of a performing ensemble teaches discipline, teamwork, conflict resolution, selflessness, leadership, and personal responsibility.  Young people are missing out on the arts due to budget cuts and it is our desire to provide these opportunities in central Ohio.  We've been helping central Ohio youth learn about music for over 11 years.

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A diverse experience

Our staff has a diverse breadth of experience in the performing arts combined with years of community and business relationships. With staff from many top DCI, DCA, and WGI Ensembles, members get a well rounded educational exexperience

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We need your support to continue providing an affordable educational experience for members while continuing to entertain our fans. From instruments, to fuel, to uniforms, putting a performance group on the field and stage can be a very expensive proposition. Through the support of donors such as yourself, we are able to keep the cost of performing in our organization to a minimum and to ensure that everyone that wants to participate in the Columbus Saints can!

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All hands on deck!

The Columbus Saints Performing Arts cannot succeed without the assistance of a team of volunteers working toward the shared goal of providing an exceptional experience for everyone that encounters our organization. What types of volunteers are we looking for  Everyone! If you want to be involved with our organization, we have work for you to do!

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Drum corps is for everyone! Be apart of our 2014 DCI Soundsport season and experience the thrill and excitement of performing.


Drum & Bugle Corps

An All-Age Competitive Drum & Bugle Corps based in Columbus, OH. 2014 Drum Corps International Sound Sport and Small Drum Corps Association Erie Bronze Medalist.

  • “I founded the Saints because I wanted the youth in the community to be able to experience the joy of performing as many of their schools did not have music programs.”

    Marshall Cheatham
    Marshall Cheatham
    Founder & Director
  • In my experience as a member of a local Big 10 Marching Band, I’ve performed for my community on so many levels. As a member of the Saints, I get to take my passion for performing to a new audience and enjoy the camaraderie, and competitive spirit of drum and bugle corps.

    Megan Lynette
    Megan Lynette
    Mellophone, 2014 Member
  • …if you miss something the first time, you just keep pushing towards marking something great.

    Adam Martini
    Adam Martini
    2014 Member